Hannah Farnsworth

1753–1835 (Age 81)
Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Farnsworth was born on 22 August 1753, in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Nathaniel Farnsworth, was 41 and her mother, Eunice Sawtell, was 32. She married Joseph Atherton on 24 November 1771, in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 15 April 1835, in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Hannah Farnsworth
1753–1835
Joseph Atherton
1750–1839
Marriage: 24 November 1771
Nathaniel Atherton
1773–1855
Oliver Atherton
1774–1830
Arathusa Atherton
1778–1806
Sally Atherton
1780–1834
Humphrey Atherton
1783–1850
Fanny Atherton
1785–
Rachel Atherton
1787–1868
Lucy Atherton
1791–1852

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
24 November 1771
Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 23

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 23

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 47

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Farnworth .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Hannah in entry for Nathaniel Atherton, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Hannah in entry for Oliver Atherton, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Hannah in entry for Salla Atherton, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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